Geological Sciences

Undergraduate Research Projects

Undergraduate ResearchAll students are encouraged to undertake independent research projects with Geological Science or Science Education faculty. Involvement in research projects gives students experience with research techniques and methods, as well as experience with laboratory instruments, field equipment, and analysis software applications commonly used in industry.

All Geological Sciences majors are required to complete a Senior Project. The results of many of these projects are presented at regional or national meetings: the most recent presentations are listed below.


National Meeting, Geological Society of America (2016)

Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (2016)

National Meeting, Geological Society of America (2015)

Northeastern Section Meeting, Geological Society of America (2015)

Northeastern Section Meeting, Geological Society of America (2014)

American Astronomical Society (2014)

Northeastern Section Meeting, Geological Society of America (2013)

National Meeting, Geological Society of America (2013)

Northeastern Section Meeting, Geological Society of America (2012)

Northeastern Section Meeting, Geological Society of America (2011)

Northeastern Section Meeting, Geological Society of America (2010)

Northeastern Section Meeting, Geological Society of America (2009)

Northeastern Section Meeting, Geological Society of America (2008)

Northeastern Section Meeting, Geological Society of America (2007)

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